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Ask The Experts: Best Ways To Minimize Hair Breakage

Give It a Rest
Deena Campbell
Aug, 12, 2014 10:10 AM UTC

Wear styles that can be wrapped. Also, usually a haircut and a style that is easily maintained is best for the hair. If natural, gently do the 2-strand twist and wear for 1-2 weeks and take down and shampoo and condition.

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There are a number of reasons for hair loss or thinning that most people are not aware of such as medication and diet. Of course exercise and diet is a must for healthy hair. With the foods we eat or supplements we take we need Vitamins A, B, C, D & E to strengthen the hair. We also must not forget heredity plays a part in hair loss in some persons; it’s in the blood.

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Surprisingly, braiding the hair does give the hair rest. Don’t wear styles that require using flat or curling irons daily. Don’t wear a weave that has to be braided too tight and worn for long periods of time. The scalp needs to breathe and the hair needs a rest.

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